GPEC Leaders, Industry Leaders

GPEC is led by 75 board directors, all esteemed public and private leaders who guide the organization and work collaboratively to shape the region’s economy. Our economic development council’s current board members include:

Executive Committee 

CHAIRMAN
Chris Zaharis
Executive Vice President
Empire Southwest
VICE CHAIR

Tammy McLeod
Vice President,
Energy Resource Management
Arizona Public Service Company

SECRETARY
Andy Warren
President
Maracay Homes
TREASURER
R. Neil Irwin
Partner
Bryan Cave LLP
IMMEDIATE PAST CHAIRMAN
Donald A. Smith
Past President & CEO
CopperPoint Mutual
PRESIDENT and CEO
Chris Camacho
Greater Phoenix Economic     
Council
 
Ed Aaronson
Vice President
Cox Communications
Kathleen H. Goeppinger, Ph.D.
President & CEO
Midwestern University
Brian Mueller
President & CEO
Grand Canyon University
Jennifer Anderson
Senior Vice President
& Regional Manager
Freeport-McMoRan Inc.
John Graham
President & CEO
Sunbelt Holdings
Mi-Ai Parrish
President and Publisher
Republic Media
Jason Bagley
Government Affairs Manager
Intel
Derrick Hall
President & CEO
Arizona Diamondbacks
Curtis Reed Jr.
Market Manager, Arizona & Nevada
JPMorgan Chase
Steve Betts
President
Chanen Development Corp
Sharon Harper
President & CEO
The Plaza Companies

David Rousseau
President
Salt River Project

Timothy Bidwill
Vice President
Vermilion IDG

Ann Weaver Hart, Ph.D.
President,
University of Arizona
Tim Slottow
President
University of Phoenix
Ron Butler
Managing Partner
Ernst & Young LLP
Paul Luna
President & CEO
Helios Education Foundation
Karrin K. Taylor
Founder & President 
Arizona Strategies, LLC
Brian Campbell
Managing Partner
Campbell Law Group, Chartered
James H. Lundy
Chief Executive Officer
Alliance Bank of Arizona
Ed Zuercher
City Manager
City of Phoenix

Michael M. Crow, Ph.D.
President
Arizona State University

Matt McGuire
President & CEO
Cancer Treatment Centers of America
Western Regional Center
 

 

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